Health Care

'Holy grail' blood test detects cancer years before symptoms show

The test also detected pancreatic cancer with 80 percent accuracy, hepatobiliary cancer (cancer of the liver, bile duct or gallbladder) with 80 percent accura...


Virginia's General Assembly passes Medicaid expansion

Several state Republicans, including Augusta County's Emmett Hanger, dropped their opposition this year, saying the state would be better off with increased fed...


More People Have Died From the Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak

According to the latest statement from the CDC , numerous people affected fell ill two to three weeks ago, when the contaminated lettuce was still on shop sh...


One million French smokers quit in a year amid anti-smoking measures

Dr. Wurie, in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation also added that by increasing taxes and prices, promoting tobacco cessation, bans on advertising of tobacc...


Scientists: Protein diet can provoke heart failure and diabetes

Generally, there is higher risk of heart failure associated with nearly all protein dietary sources other than proteins from eggs and fish. The researchers ...


CDC confirms five deaths connected to E. coli-tainted lettuce

That being said, the CDC continues to investigate the outbreak and warned that new cases from May could still come to light due to a three-week lag in reporting...


Soldier from Kerala dies of suspected Nipah virus infection

The defence spokesperson said that Prasad passed away five days later. "His body fluids have been sent to the National Institute of Virology at Pune to find...


Start colon cancer screening at 45, not 50, ACS urges

When the cancer society started to update its recommendations, it initially focused on racial groups that have higher death rates from the disease, primarily Af...


Nipah virus: UAE bans import of fruits, vegetables from Kerala

The hospital staff has not been able to elicit much information from Khan, or even confirm whether he had come in contact with any person with the Nipah virus ...


Researchers 3D Bioprint Human Corneas | Materials Science, Medicine

The whole process took just 10 minutes. Believe it or not, over 15M people a year need cornea transplant - only 44,000 are completed due to lack of supply. Wh...


New report on childhood obesity asks education providers to help more

The Health and Social Care Committee has published its latest report on childhood obesity , entitled Childhood obesity: Time for action , which outlines the i...


Nipah virus in India records two more deaths, brings toll to 15

Officials said messages have been sent to government and private hospitals to report back to Swastha Bhavan (state health department office) immediately if th...


Vitamins, mineral supplements placebos

Jenkins concludes that there is a small positive data on multivitamins , "apart from folic acid's potential reduction in the risk of stroke and heart disease...


Is Cockroach Milk Back as a Superfood Trend?

Overall, it provides up to three times as much energy as the most nutritious dairy milk of the same mass. The scientists concluded that cockroach milk posse...


White House says Trump is not defending Roseanne Barr

A reluctant John Goodman took a cautious route with a cameraman who asked him Wednesday about Roseanne Barr's racist tweets and the cancellation of ABC's R...


Govt decision on M. bovis cattle disease

The fight against Mycoplasma bovis is escalating with 50 more staff, a new field headquarters and the appointment of a science adviser, says Agriculture Minis...


What is cockroach milk? Is it healthier than regular milk?

However, scientists did not expect the cockroach milk to be found in supermarkets anytime soon. Nevertheless, several companies have jumped on the cockroach ...


Memorial Day weather forecast: Warm, muggy day with an uncertain afternoon

Sunday . We had one or two thunderstorms on the radar Sunday afternoon and that same potential is possible with the heat and humidity this afternoon. The ch...


Health Experts: Ebola Patients Must Be Isolated

World Health Organization also is accelerating efforts with nine countries neighbouring Congo to try to prevent the Ebola outbreak from spreading there, saying ...


United States police seized a record shipment of synthetic drugs

This is the largest seizure of fentanyl in the country's history, was written by the experts from Nebraska in a Twitter on Thursday. The incident occurred Apr...


Sleep in this weekend

Researchers took various factors into account which affect mortality, such as gender, education, body mass index, severe disease, use of hypnotics (like sleepin...


Health department recommends vaccines during hepatitis A outbreak

However, in rare cases, KCHD officials say the disease can cause liver failure and death. The disease is typically spread when a person unknowingly ingests the ...


Higher Seafood Intake May Shorten Time to Pregnancy

Researchers found that couples who ate at least two portions of seafood per week had more sex and got pregnant faster than those who ate less seafood. The a...


Seattle's Puget Sound Mussels Test Positive For Opiods

He explained that the areas where they took mussels contaminated with oxycodone are highly urbanized. The finding suggests "a lot of people" are taking ...


Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

The study, published on Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , found that people experiencing less than six hours of sleep...


Bihar government issues Nipah virus alert

Goa lacks expertise in proper differential diagnosis of novel viral pathogens or local viral serotypes. Eating food which may have the droplets of saliva and ur...


Brain-Damaging Nipah Virus Creates Havoc In India As Death Toll Rises

Nipah virus was identified for the first time in parts of Singapore and Malaysia in 1999 but outbreaks have now also occurred in Kerala and Bangladesh. The...


Two Ebola Patients Slip out of Congo Hospital

More than 7,500 doses of Ebola vaccines were shipped to Equateur province over the weekend. In an interview posted on Twitter on Tuesday, Dr. Peter Sal...


Lung cancer rates in young US women exceed men, despite fewer smokers

Lung cancer occurrence rates for any age groups of ladies and males assembled amongst blacks and Asians/Pacific Islanders and crossed to female predominance a...


Cash more effective than e-cigarettes at getting smokers to quit

However, experts say that only a complete withdrawal from nicotine has a beneficial effect on the lungs and reduces the chances of developing emphysema. "You're...